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Old 01-03-2011, 11:15 PM
TwinSwords TwinSwords is offline
 
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Default Bad Audio

It seems the only serious recurring technical issue with BhTV videos is overmodulation of audio, i.e., recording levels set too high, resulting in static/distortion, especially when the speaker raises his voice.

Does BhTV provide diavloggers with any instructions for ensuring that recording levels are set correctly?

Instead of getting audio that fits neatly within the recordable range, like this:



Overmodulation or clipping occurs when recording levels are too high, resulting in this:




Images and additional information available here.


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Update, 1-Dec-2012: The web site above is no longer available, but the general technical principles can be read about in the following Wikipedia articles:

Clipping (audio)
Modulation

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Last edited by TwinSwords; 12-01-2011 at 11:51 PM..
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